College Algebra (11th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321671791
ISBN 13: 978-0-32167-179-0

Chapter 1 - Section 1.1 - Linear Equations - 1.1 Exercises - Page 84: 8



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No, in this case the student wouldn't be correct. Whenever an identity equation results, the solution set would be all real numbers, not just 0. In this case, any real number would have yielded a truth in the equation, not just 0.
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